Global Realities

  • Military Legacies: A World Made By War book cover

    Military Legacies

    A World Made By War, 1st Edition

    By James A. Tyner

    Landmines, cluster-bombs, chemical pollutants, and other remnants of war continue to cause death to humans and damage to the environment long after the guns have fallen silent. From the jungles of Vietnam to the arctic tundra of Russia, no region has escaped the legacy of warfare. To understand the…

    Paperback – 2009-12-17
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  • City Life from Jakarta to Dakar: Movements at the Crossroads book cover

    City Life from Jakarta to Dakar

    Movements at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By AbdouMaliq Simone

    City Life from Jakarta to Dakar focuses on the politics incumbent to this process – an "anticipatory politics" – that encompasses a wide range of practices, calculations and economies. As such, the book is not a collection of case studies on a specific theme, not a review of developmental…

    Paperback – 2009-12-16
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  • Iberian Worlds book cover

    Iberian Worlds

    1st Edition

    By Gary McDonogh

    Iberian Worlds is an imaginative, short text that dramatically depicts important globalization themes and processes through the important flows and impacts Spain and Portugal have had with many important regions of the world for many centuries. Spain and Portugal have long histories at the…

    Paperback – 2008-11-12
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  • The Philippines: Mobilities, Identities, Globalization book cover

    The Philippines

    Mobilities, Identities, Globalization, 1st Edition

    By James A. Tyner

    Nearly five million migrant workers from the Philippines are employed in over 190 countries and territories. They work as doctors and domestic helpers, engineers and entertainers, seamstresses and surveyors. It is through their collective labor that the Philippines has assumed a global presence.…

    Paperback – 2008-09-19
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  • Global Ireland: Same Difference book cover

    Global Ireland

    Same Difference, 1st Edition

    By Tom Inglis

    Global Ireland offers a concise synthesis of globalization's dramatic impact on Ireland. In the past fifteen years, Ireland has transformed from a sleepy and depressed European backwater to the 'emerald tiger', a country with a booming economy based on knowledge and high-tech industries. Not long…

    Paperback – 2007-10-11
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  • The Netherlands: Globalization and National Identity book cover

    The Netherlands

    Globalization and National Identity, 1st Edition

    By Frank J. Lechner

    The Netherlands is the first concise, authored introduction available on the topic. The Netherlands has been a key entrepot in the world capitalist system for centuries, but because of relatively recent demographic changes, it has become symbolic of the clash of European and Islamic cultures.…

    Paperback – 2007-09-19
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  • The Globalization of Israel: McWorld in Tel Aviv, Jihad in Jerusalem book cover

    The Globalization of Israel

    McWorld in Tel Aviv, Jihad in Jerusalem, 1st Edition

    By Uri Ram

    This book focuses on how globalization is impacting contemporary Israel. It is a concise and originally argued introduction to Israel, but the author, Uri Ram, is careful to frame his analysis in a broader discussion of Israeli history and broader social currents. Focusing in particular on two…

    Paperback – 2007-08-28
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  • Morocco: Globalization and Its Consequences book cover


    Globalization and Its Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Shana Cohen, Larabi Jaidi

    Cohen and Jaidi trace the development of contemporary Morocco in the Islamic world of North Africa, which is currently at the forefront of the clash between Western-style development and the politicized Islam that now pervades the Arab world. By applying globalization theory to detailed accounts…

    Paperback – 2006-06-23
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  • On Argentina and the Southern Cone: Neoliberalism and National Imaginations book cover

    On Argentina and the Southern Cone

    Neoliberalism and National Imaginations, 1st Edition

    By Alejandro Grimson, Gabriel Kessler

    This book considers how globalization is impacting contemporary Argentina-via regional trading blocs, through migrations across its borders, and through the emerging transnational border regions that it shares with other Latin American nations. Overshadowing all of these trends is the current…

    Paperback – 2005-09-28
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